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Sentimental Education

Sentimental Education

by Gustave Flaubert

Sentimental Education: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Sentimental Education? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. To Frederick, what does Madame Arnoux's foot represent?


walking
violence
hardwork
sensuality
Q. What do ribbons symbolize in the novel?


the ties that bind
choking
hairdos
sex
Q. What does fog symbolize in the novel?


hatred
love
violence
confused emotional states
Q. During the revolution, what does the French monarchy represent?


decadence
love
equality
greed
Q. The parasol that Frederick breaks (loosely) represents what?


Frederick's love of Madame Arnoux
Monsieur Arnoux's love of Madame Arnoux
Monsieur Arnoux's infidelity
Frederick's infidelity
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